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mutable
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • This outward mutability indicated, and did not more than fairly express, the various properties of her inner life.
  • They looked neither older nor younger now; the beards of the aged were no whiter, nor could the creeping babe of yesterday walk on his feet to-day; it was impossible to describe in what respect they differed from the individuals on whom he had so recently bestowed a parting glance; and yet the minister’s deepest sense seemed to inform him of their mutability.

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  • a mutable substance
  • Love is the world’s infinite mutability; lies, hatred, murder even, are all knit up in it; it is the inevitable blossoming of its opposites, a magnificent rose smelling faintly of blood. —Tony Kushner, THE ILLUSION
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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